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Philippine Troops Kill Egyptian, 2 Filipino Militants

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine troops killed a suspected Egyptian would-be suicide bomber and two local Abu Sayyaf militants in what ...


Malaysia reports 2,331 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], April 17 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 2,331 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the ...


Boracay intensifies health protocols as ECQ, surgical lockdown lifted

KALIBO, Aklan, April 16 (PIA) - The local government unit of Malay has intensified health and safety protocols in Boracay ...


Market exchange rates in China -- April 19

BEIJING, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Weather information for Asia-Pacific cities

HONG KONG, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The following is the temperature and weather forecast of Sunday for Asia-Pacific cities dispatched ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Malaysia reports 2,195 new cases

BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Malaysia reports 2,195 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 2,195 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, bringing the ...


Malaysia reports 2,331 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 2,331 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the ...


DBKL bans direct food distribution to homeless folks during Ramadan

DBKL bans direct food distribution to homeless folks during Ramadan New Straits Times ...


Giant monitor lizard ransacks 7-Eleven store in Bangkok, leaves shoppers terrified

Giant monitor lizard ransacks 7-Eleven store in Bangkok, leaves shoppers terrified TODAYonline ...


Biman changes schedules for flights to Kuala Lumpur, Riyadh

Biman changes schedules for flights to Kuala Lumpur, Riyadh Dhaka Tribune ...


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India assured of four medals

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): The 2019 Asian Youth Champion Vinka and Alfiya Pathan are among the four Indian ...

Will Singapore's Fave succeed in India?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, April 19 (ANI): Last week, Noida based Pine Labs announced that it is acquiring Fave, one ...

ADB to support microloans for vulnerable communities

Manila [The Philippines], April 19 ((ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has teamed with Habitat for Humanity International to help ...

Several areas of Hyderabad facing power outages due to rain

Sindh [Pakistan], April 19 (ANI): Several areas of Hyderabad in the Sindh province of Pakistan is facing prolonged power outages ...

Why is Franco-Indian strategic partnership in full swing?

Paris [France], April 19 (ANI): From one extreme to the other. In India, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is ...

Stocks crack as second wave of Covid intensifies

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded substantially lower during early hours on Monday as the country ...

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Crowd at Vatican as Pope returns to Sunday greetings

VATICAN CITY - Following the one-year lockdown, Pope Francis greeted Catholics in St. Peter's Square for his traditional Sunday noon ...

Coronavirus rates at record high among 19 and younger in Michigan

ATLANTA, Georgia: As Covid-19 cases again increase in states such as Michigan and Minnesota, officials have voiced concern about children ...

Canadian court upholds agreement with U.S. on refusing asylum seekers

OTTAWA, Canada: A Canadian appeals court has upheld a Canada-U.S. agreement to turn back asylum seekers.The ruling overturned a Canadian ...

Disneyland set to re-start operations, Covid precautions in place

BURBANK, California: Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30 and tickets are now being sold for the first time ...

Brexit trade agreement on track for approval by European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Committees of the European Parliament handling relations with Britain have approved the EU-UK post-Brexit trade and cooperation deal, ...

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Mixed performances on Asian stock markets Monday, U.S. dollar steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia had an interesting start to the week with shares in Japan and Australia ...


May 3 bullfight in Spain to raise funds for jobless bullfighters

MADRID, Spain: The first bullfight in over one year is to be held in Spain on May 3 to raise ...


Serious housing shortage seen as new housing starts surge

WASHINGTON D.C.: Construction of new homes in the United States reached 1.74 million in March, which was a 19 percent ...


Jobless claims fall as economists see U.S. rebounding

NEW YORK, New York: Buoyed by the pandemic relief package and increased U.S. COVID-19 vaccinations, retail sales rebounded 9.8 percent ...


Japanese, foreign bids expected for Toshiba purchase

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese media reports indicate that numerous groups, both foreign and domestic, are bidding to purchase Toshiba Corp. Among ...


Macron says Notre Dame will partially reopen in 2024

PARIS, France: French President Emmanuel Macron visited the site of the fire that devastated Notre Dame cathedral two years ago. ...


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